First Generation/Low Income

6 Ways to Incorporate Diversity in the Classroom

In an increasingly diverse and multicultural society, educators need to incorporate culturally responsive instruction across all levels in education. Teachers should include ethnic and cultural diversity, but also other forms such as religious, socioeconomic status, gender identity, language background, and …

By Anika Augustin
Anika Augustin
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‘We are tenacious’: The first-generation, low-income student experience at Duke

By Shannon Fang in the Duke Chronicle

What does it mean to be a first-generation, low-income student at Duke? Many feel anomalous, hidden and two steps behind. But more overwhelmingly, members of the first-generation, low-income community say they are tenacious, …

By Megan Wilson (she, her)
Megan Wilson (she, her) Associate Director, Communications and Outreach
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I’m First

Check out video stories from first-gen students, read student blogs and discover colleges that have special programs to support their first-gen students. We feature YouTube video testimonials from first-gen students and graduates from across the country. Watch some below or …

By Megan Wilson (she, her)
Megan Wilson (she, her) Associate Director, Communications and Outreach
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Scholarships & Grants

Professional Development Fund for Attire

Through the Professional Development Fund for Attire, the Duke Career Center provides funding to support …

Career Readiness Resources

As part of the application process for the Duke Career Center’s Internship Funding Program, you will be required to submit …

Careers on Air: First-Generation Students at Google

In this on-demand session from Careers on Air with Google, you can sign up to learn more about First-Generation Students …

Hollywood Diversity Report 2020:  Television

Diversity improves among TV actors, but executives still overwhelmingly white and male
UCLA Hollywood Diversity Report suggests the industry must …

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